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  • FAQ: Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs)

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    What is a  Renewable Energy Certificate?

    A Renewable Energy Certificate (REC) represents one megawatt-hour (MWh) of renewable electricity generated and delivered to the power grid. Because each MWh of clean renewable electricity results in one less MWh of power...

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  • Verified Carbon Offsets

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    What is a verified carbon offset?

    A verified carbon offset represents a reduction of one metric ton of greenhouse gas (GHG) carbon dioxide equivalent emissions below a defined baseline or regulatory requirement. Carbon offsets allow GHG emitters to “balance...

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  • NetJets pledges to fly cleaner

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    In part, with carbon reductions from 3Degrees

    NORTHJERSEY.COM -- NetJets Inc., the largest private-jet operator at Teterboro Airport, has outlined a plan to reduce the air pollution it creates, joining a growing list of carriers to introduce carbon-emission offset...

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  • USA Today Reports on Renewable Energy Expansion

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    3Degrees interviewed for perspective on article

    USA TODAY — Oct. 4th, 2007 — Demand for renewable energy is outstripping supply, pushing up prices and raising the specter that some states may not meet clean-energy mandates.

    Behind the shortage are the growing...

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  • Utilities Detail 'Green' Program

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    Customers can fund hydropower plant

    Louisville Gas and Electric Co. and Kentucky Utilities customers who participate in the utilities' "green power" program will support a small hydropower plant on the Kentucky River, officials announced yesterday....

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  • Cow-Manure Gas Coming Soon to Palo Alto

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    Green gas would add $10 to $15 to average monthly bill, department estimates.

    Central Valley cows may soon be providing gas for some Palo Alto homes and businesses, replacing nonrenewable supplies that are currently piped in from Canada and the Southwest.

    The...

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  • 3Degrees Purchases the RECs and Utility Partnerships division of 3 Phases Energy

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    3Degrees is pleased to announce the acquisition of the assets of the RECs and Utility Partnerships Division of 3 Phases Energy. 3Degrees, a newly-formed company, has the same dedicated team, led by Dan Kalafatas and Steve McDougal, with the same focus on high quality products and customer...

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  • Pizza Fusion, Saving the Earth One Pizza at a Time

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    Pizza Fusion, in partnership with 3Degrees, is taking huge steps to reduce their environmental impact. Pizza Fusion is purchasing RECs to offset 100% of the energy used in their Ft. Lauderdale, FL headquarters as well as each of their other locations.

    Pizza Fusion founders Vaughan Lazar...

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  • 3Degrees, Wind Power Make History on San Francisco Bay

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    Donation from 3Degrees Makes Event Carbon Neutral

    SAN FRANCISCO — September 7, 2007 — The largest ship ever powered solely by a kite in U.S. waters — a 308,000 lb. commercial barge — glided across San Francisco Bay as part of the second annual Family Day Kite...

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  • Winds of Change are Blowing in Northwest Missouri

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    The Bluegrass Ridge farm is the first commercial wind project to open in Missouri

    The "Big Pump" was always this town's main roadside attraction, perhaps rivaling only Branson's giant ball of twine or Independence's hair museum.

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